Do you have missing teeth or dentures that cause embarrassing slips and discomfort? Are you looking for a way to transform your life with permanent, secure dental grafts? If so, then you’re in luck! Dental implants offer a modern solution to restoring your natural smile and quality of life. With over 400 million people worldwide successfully benefiting from this innovative treatment, it can make all the difference when it comes to improving both your confidence and health. In this post, we take an in-depth look at how dental implants can dramatically change the way you feel about yourself – both inside and out!
Dental implants are artificial replacements for missing teeth that look and feel just like your natural ones. They consist of either titanium or ceramic rods, which act as the ‘roots’ for the new teeth. Once surgically implanted into the jawbone, these prosthetic fixtures provide a strong foundation on which to affix individual replacement crowns or bridges. This means you can enjoy a smile that looks and functions exactly as nature intended – without having to worry about loose dentures or embarrassing slips!
In addition to restoring aesthetics, dental implants are also beneficial in terms of health. Unlike other treatments such as dentures, they don’t rely on surrounding teeth for support – meaning there’s less strain placed on other areas of your mouth. Plus, they help to preserve the structure of your jawbone, by providing stimulation that its natural teeth once did. This reduces the risk of further tooth loss due to deterioration of the jawbone and helps ensure a healthier future for your mouth.
In terms of daily life, dental implants can make a tremendous difference. Being able to eat properly again without worrying about dentures slipping or becoming uncomfortable allows you to get back on track with your usual diet – something which can be hugely beneficial in terms of maintaining good health and energy levels. Furthermore, as implants don’t require special cleaning products or removal every night as dentures do, it also makes life much easier overall!
Dental implants are also beneficial for those with periodontal disease, as the implants can help to preserve remaining teeth and restore lost ones. Periodontal disease, or gum disease, is an infection of the gums and soft tissues that surround the teeth. It is caused by bacteria that build up in plaque on the teeth, and if left untreated can lead to tooth loss. Basically, the stability of dental implants is especially important in patients suffering from gum recession or bone loss due to periodontal disease, as traditional bridges may be unable to provide the same level of support and security.
No matter your reasons for considering dental implants, they can provide a lasting solution to an improved life. From restoring confidence in your smile to providing extra protection against future tooth loss, these incredible advances in oral health technology can bring significant improvements both cosmetically and functionally. Contact us today at any of our offices at Northern Virginia Surgical Arts (Arlington, Gainesville, Manassas Park, and Warrenton) if you need dental implants or any oral, reconstructive, and cosmetic surgery and procedures.